Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2016 Data Tables

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Q26. Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction’s policymaking and/or operations today?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction’s policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 5% 13% 10% 9% 11%
Somewhat Satisfied 36% 40% 48% 33% 40%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 40% 25% 20% 22% 25%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 16% 14% 18% 21% 16%
Very Dissatisfied 2% 6% 4% 13% 7%
Don't Know 2% 2% 0% 3% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction’s policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 10% 13% 9% 14% 8% 11%
Somewhat Satisfied 36% 44% 40% 36% 50% 40%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 23% 26% 24% 25% 29% 25%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 19% 13% 17% 19% 10% 16%
Very Dissatisfied 10% 4% 7% 4% 2% 7%
Don't Know 2% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction’s policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 9% 11% 12% 13% 11% 11% 11%
Somewhat Satisfied 44% 39% 42% 34% 41% 41% 40%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 19% 25% 18% 31% 27% 26% 25%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 21% 18% 15% 15% 12% 16% 16%
Very Dissatisfied 4% 8% 9% 7% 6% 4% 7%
Don't Know 3% 0% 3% 0% 3% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.